RRI California Green Plan

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Published on December 2, 2008

Author: RRI

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The Resource Renewal Institute facilitates the creation, development and implementation of practical strategies to solve the entire complex environmental problem by addressing it comprehensively. We are an incubator of transformational ideas designed to challenge and change the piecemeal way our resources are currently managed and protected.

California AB 32

Carbon Emissions by State 47.24 million metric tons 224.76 million metric tons

California AB 32 Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006 Scoping Plan Draft released in 2008 Implementation expected by 2010

Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006

Scoping Plan Draft released in 2008

Implementation expected by 2010

California AB 32

Reduction Goals By 2020, California hopes to reduce the carbon dioxide produced per person from 14 tons to 10 tons.

By 2020, California hopes to reduce the carbon dioxide produced per person from 14 tons to 10 tons.

 

California AB 32 Comprehensive Energy, Water, Air, Forestry, Transportation Integrative and Systemic Local government actions Public outreach and education Green jobs and venture capital investment Accountable Public tracking and report card Review of scoping plan every 5 years

Comprehensive

Energy, Water, Air, Forestry, Transportation

Integrative and Systemic

Local government actions

Public outreach and education

Green jobs and venture capital investment

Accountable

Public tracking and report card

Review of scoping plan every 5 years

Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) 33% of all utilities from renewable energy by 2020 As of 2008, only 12% of electricity in California was produced from renewables

33% of all utilities from renewable energy by 2020

As of 2008, only 12% of electricity in California was produced from renewables

The CA Air Resources Board will develop a cap and trade program for the state. Eventually this program will be regional, linking to the other WCI states.

The CA Air Resources Board will develop a cap and trade program for the state.

Eventually this program will be regional, linking to the other WCI states.

Sector Responsibilities under Cap-and-Trade Program

Public Health Source: ARB 2008

Renewable Energy Resources

Source: ARB 2008

Emissions Reduction Goals Source: ARB 2008

Strategies

Carlsbad Desalination Plant Poseidon Resources Inc. will render this plant carbon-neutral by: Installing solar-power Revegetating lands in coastal North County Planting trees Purchasing renewable energy credits

Poseidon Resources Inc. will render this plant carbon-neutral by:

Installing solar-power

Revegetating lands in coastal North County

Planting trees

Purchasing renewable energy credits

Carlsbad Desalination Plant The California Center for Sustainable Energy has stated : “Poseidon has broken new ground in its proposal; to the best of our knowledge, the plant will be the first major infrastructure project in the state to voluntarily eliminate its net carbon footprint.”

The California Center for Sustainable Energy has stated :

“Poseidon has broken new ground in its proposal; to the best of our knowledge, the plant will be the first major infrastructure project in the state to voluntarily eliminate its net carbon footprint.”

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